A well known fact is that antioxidants are the major fighters in the human body that deal with the free radicals and regulate their growth. It is the free radicals that are responsible for different diseases, including cancer. No wonder that in India, the turmeric is known as the queen of spices and it goes in every dish. Not only is turmeric used in dishes, but it is also used in different medicinal preparations which are of great help to your health. This spice is considered to be a medicine because it is comprised of more than 300 antioxidants.
The recipe of this juice includes turmeric in the form of powder, but you can also use raw turmeric root. This juice helps when you experience pain of any kind and has anti-inflammatory features, amongst its other health benefits.
- 1 tbsp of turmeric powder
- 5 carrots
- 2 lemons
- 1 piece of ginger of about 5cm
- 1 cucumber
- 1 orange
> Peel off the lemon, the orange, the carrots and the ginger.
> Put all ingredients in a blender and mix them or do this with mixer. If you like, you can add some ice and serve this juice as a cold beverage.
The Medicinal Benefits of This Juice
This turmeric juice helps in relieving arthritis inflammation. The major antioxidant of turmeric, curcumin, when diluted, becomes very active in releasing the stiffness and the swelling of the joints.
The free radicals in the body, which lead to many diseases, including cancer are regulated and beaten by the antioxidants turmeric contains in huge amounts. Curcumin prevents ovarian, prostate, colon and breast cancer.
Heartburn, bloating and gastritis are also some of the issues this juice deals with. Not only the juice, you can also use the turmeric powder every day as a spice in almost all of your meals.
Protects the heart and blood vessels
This juice regulates the cholesterol in the blood, and maintains the heart and the blood vessels healthy, thus preventing cardiovascular disease.
Turmeric juice is also great for cleansing the body from toxins